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Southwinds Marina

Southwinds Marina is the ultimate destination for all your water activity needs. Our marina features a range of amenities and services, including cabin rentals, campsites, and water activities for visitors of all ages. Whether you want to spend the day on the water or relax in a cozy cabin by the lake, we have something for everyone. Our boat slip rental and boat towing services ensure that your watercraft stays safe and secure when not in use, and our dry storage rental provides a convenient option for those who prefer to keep their boats on land. Equipment rentals are also available for kayaks, paddle boards, motorboats, and canoes so you can enjoy a fun day out on the water with family and friends. Come visit us at Southwinds Marina and experience the best of what Laughlin AFB has to offer.

Where the Laughlin Community Relaxes

Southwinds Marina is where Laughlin goes to Camp, Play, and Hike!
Located on the shores of Lake Amistad, this area is the perfect place for fishing, water skiing, and boating. We also offer an assortment of picnic areas for your family or special group and great camping opportunities like RV sites, cabins, and tent sites.

  • Cabin Rentals

  • RV Campgrounds

  • Boat Tours
  • Boat Dock

  • Picnic Area

  • Playground

  • Sand Volleyball Court
  • Snack Bar

  • Equipment Rentals

  • Basketball Court

Picnic Areas

Southwinds Marina features a large picnic area and shelter available for group and squadron activities. This area has several charcoal barbecue grills and picnic tables. Reservations for these areas can be made by calling the marina staff. There are also four of smaller picnic/tent sites which require no reservations.

Southwinds Clubhouse

A snack bar is provided for patron convenience offering a variety of packaged snacks, ice cream, soft drinks and adult beverages. The snack bar also features a small air-conditioned lounge space with WiFi, couches, and a TV.

Fuel Station

Southwind Marina proudly stands as the only fuel station on Lake Amistad. Fuel prices are subject to fluctuations influenced by the prevailing market rates. For the most up-to-date information regarding fuel prices, we encourage you to reach out to our knowledgeable marina staff, who will be pleased to provide you with the current pricing details. Our dedicated team is committed to serving your needs efficiently and ensuring your boating experience is exceptional.

Campsites & Picnic Areas

All prices subject to change

Cabins (bring own linen & sleeps 6)
Check in 2:00 p.m.
Check out 11:00 a.m.)
RV (bring own linen & sleeps 6)
Check in 2:00 p.m.
Check out 11:00 a.m.)
RV Site with Hookups$35$450
RV Site (electricity only, H2O)$30$350
Tent Sites (Primitive)$10$300
Group Picnic Area$30-
Picnic Package (Large Pavillion, Smoker Grill, Frisbee, Giant Connect Four, Cornhole, & Giant Jenga)$80


General Reservation Information

  • All reservations have a 24 hour cancellation policy.
  • Active Duty can reserve up to eight weeks in advance.
  • Retirees can reserve up to six weeks in advance.
  • Civilian CAC card holders and disabled veterans can reserve up to three weeks in advance.
  • Must present a valid DoD ID.
  • Prices subject to change.


Lake Amistad has a variety of fish: Trout, bass, catfish and crappie. A Texas State fishing license is required (available at AAFES customer Service Counter). We permit fishing from a boat or fishing dock only.


Swimming at Southwinds Marina is prohibited and carries inherent risks as there is no designated swimming area.

Boat Rentals

All prices do NOT include fuelHourlyHalf DayDay
Pontoon Boat (1500 lb capacity) $160$250$400
Tritoon Boat (1600 lb capacity)$180$300$460
Fishing Boat (680 lb capacity)$120$200$300

Important Notes:

  • Half Day Rate please contact Southwinds Marina for more information on start and stop times.
  • Hourly Rate is as boats are available. 2 Hour Minimum. Please call Southwinds Marina for more information. 
  • U.S. Boater's Safety Certificate required for boat rentals:
  • Must reserve 24 hours in advance.
  • No 24 hour use.
  • Rentals available during regular business hours.
  • Rentals must be returned 30 minutes before closing time or a late fee will be applied.
  • All rentals include safety equipment.
  • Pets are not allowed on any water crafts.
  • Towing of recreational equipment is only allowed behind ski boat and tritoons.
  • No rentals when winds are greater than 20 mph, lightning is in the area, or a severe weather warning has been issued.
  • All reservations will be cancelled if you do not call or show-up within 1.5 hours of reservation start time.

Water Sport Rentals

All prices subject to change

Watersport Package (choice of one; tube, skis, wakeboard OR kneeboard;
items may be swapped) (rope & vest included)
Kayak Family Pack (up to a family of 5)$20$40
Paddle Board$15$30

Storage Services

All prices subject to change

Wet Slips$26$162
Dry Storage-$26
Rescuing/Towing Personal Boat$120-

Information Regarding Rescue/ Personal Boat Towing

  • Does NOT include price of fuel used. 
  • Towing only available for authorized use patrons of MRW services. DAFI 34-101.

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  • Southwinds Marina

    1522 Marina Access Rd A, Del Rio, TX 78840

    Hours of Operation (Apr - Sept)

    • Mon
      10 am - 7 pm
      Closed for training every third Mon of the month
    • Tue - Wed
    • Thurs
      10 am - 7 pm
    • Fri - Sun
      9 am - 7 pm
    • Family Days & Holidays
  • Southwinds Marina

    1522 Marina Access Rd A, Del Rio, TX 78840

    Hours of Operation (Oct-Mar)

    • Mon
      9 am - 5 pm
      Closed for training every third Mon of the month
    • Tue - Wed
    • Thurs - Sun
      9 am - 5 pm
    • Family Days & Holidays